Tulsa defeats Marshall, 73-69
TULSA, Okla. (AP)—Jerome Jordan scored 24 points, including the final four points of the game, as Tulsa rallied to defeat Marshall 73-69.
Tulsa maintained a share of the Conference USA lead at 7-1 and moved to 18-4 overall, while Marshall dropped its fourth consecutive game and is 15-7 and 4-4 in the conference.
Tulsa trailed most of the game, including by 15 points in the first half, and Marshall led 69-67 with 1:23 to play on the final basket by Tyler Wilkerson, who had a career high 26 points and a team high seven rebounds.
With the score tied at 69, Jordan sank two free throws that gave Tulsa the lead with 23.7 seconds left, Uzoh blocked a driving shot by Shaquille Johnson. As Marshall attempted to foul, Bryson Pope found Jordan alone for the uncontested dunk to seal the outcome.
Stephen Idlet’s jump hook gave Tulsa its first lead at 45-43 as the Hurricane opened the second half on a 17-6 run.